Found 281 articles matching Feature Articles category.
  • Jun 7 2011
  • 7 Jun 2011

Auctions 101: A Beginners Guide to the Auction House

Going to live auctions is an exciting experience. It’s fun, fast-paced, educational and arguably the best source for bargains. It can be, however, very daunting—especially […]

  • Jan 25 2011
  • 25 Jan 2011

Getting a Handle on Collecting Antique Walking Sticks

Walking sticks, or canes as they are sometimes known, have been in the hands of man since he first walked the earth. Since then, walking […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Carl Kauba Bronze

Jarvis C. sent a question in to WorthPiont’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, writing: “This piece belonged to my grandfather and over the years it was […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

What Makes ‘Auction Wally’ Tick, Pick?

Walt Kolenda is a busy man, indeed. Probably better known as “Auction Wally,” Kolenda has turned his love for and knowledge of auctions, antiques and […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Where’s Will? Postcards from the Edge of the Collecting World

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There has been a spirited conversation in the comment sections of some of our WorthPoint articles about whether collecting is in danger of […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Long-Legged Lovelies: Steiff’s Iconic Lulac-Style Animals

The Steiff Company has always been a pioneer in the toy industry. Steiff is best known for creating the first jointed Teddy bear in 1902, […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

The Press Back – The Art of Chair Decoration without Carving

The carving of 17th-century “Sunflower” chests explains a lot about the ins and outs of New England Colonial carving of the time. They highlight the […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Currier & Ives Print

John S. had what he believed to be an antiqueCurrier & Ives print, but didn’t know much more than what was printed at the bottom […]

  • Apr 13 2010
  • 13 Apr 2010

Furniture Labels: Telling the Makers, Retailers and Associations Apart

Furniture making in America in the 19th century ranged from the small shop, like that of Duncan Phyfe in downtown New York at the turn […]

  • Apr 13 2010
  • 13 Apr 2010

Motion Pictures That Chronicle Circus Life Mix Collectible Categories

Circus life is a natural for motion pictures. Old movies give us rare glimpses of long-gone, circus performers and their lifestyle. We can see first-hand […]